Yuping Zhao

Associate Professor

Yuping Zhao

Bio

Professor Yuping Zhao received her PhD degree in accounting from the George Washington University. Her research interest includes auditing and financial accounting.

Research Interests

  • Financial reporting
  • Earnings Management
  • Auditing

Selected Publications

  • Koo, M., K. Sivaramakrishnan, and Y. Zhao. 2023. Third-Party Source-Switches: Objective Valuation or Fair Value Opinion Shopping? The Accounting Review 98(7):405-433.
  • Fang, X., J. Pittman, and Y. Zhao. 2021. The Importance of Director External Social Networks to Stock Price Crash Risk. Contemporary Accounting Research 38(2):903-941.
  • Pittman, J. and Y. Zhao. 2021. The Impact of Financial Statement Audits on Non-Income-Increasing Misreporting: Evidence from Restatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 40(3):127-153.
  • Lobo, G., C. Wang, X. Yu, and Y. Zhao. 2020. Material Weakness in Internal Controls and Stock Price Crash Risk. Journal of Accounting, Auditing, and Finance 35(1): 106-138.
  • Pittman, J. and Y. Zhao. 2019. Debt Covenant Restriction, Financial Misreporting, and Auditor Monitoring. Contemporary Accounting Research 37(4): 2145-2185.
  • Bauer, A., Fang, J., J. Pittman, Y. Zhang, and Y. Zhao. 2019. How Aggressive Tax Planning Facilitates the Diversion of Corporate Resources: Evidence from Path Analysis. Contemporary Accounting Research 37(3): 1882-1913.
  • Fang, J., G. Lobo, Y. Zhang, and Y. Zhao. 2018. Auditing Related Party Transactions: Evidence from Audit Opinions and Restatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 37(2):73-106.
  • Zhao, Y., J. Bedard, R. Hoitash. 2017. SOX 404, Auditor Effort, and the Prevention of Financial Report Misstatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 36(4):151-177.
  • Fang, J., J. Pittman, Y. Zhang, and Y. Zhao. 2017. Auditor Choice and Its Implications for Group-Affiliated Firms. Contemporary Accounting Research 34(1):39-82.
  • Wang, Y., L. Yu, and Y. Zhao. 2015. The Association between Audit-Partner Quality and Engagement Quality: Evidence from Financial Report Misstatements. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 34(8): 81-111.
  • Lobo, G., and Y. Zhao. 2013. Relation between Audit Effort and Financial Report Misstatements: Evidence from Quarterly and Annual Restatements. The Accounting Review 88(4): 1385-1412.
  • Kang, S., and Y. Zhao. 2010. Information Content and Value Relevance of Depreciation: A Cross-Industry Analysis. The Accounting Review 85(1):227-260.

Academic Associations & Editorial Boards

  • Associate Editor: Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory
  • Associate Editor: Corporate Governance: An International Review
  • Editorial Board: Contemporary Accounting Research

Contact Info

Phone:
713-743-2166 
Email:
zhao@bauer.uh.edu
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Education

The George Washington University, PhD
Brigham Young University, MACC
Peking University, BA